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A 19 Century Ebony and German Silver Quill Cutter

Item#: SDI463



A 4 inch Ebony and German Silver Quill Cutter. This is a rectangular shaped quill cutter with German silver fittings. There are three parts to this tool: A quill knife a nibber and a sliding blade for splitting the quill. A quill was inserted into the hole in the top of the tool when the cutter was applied it automatically shaped the quill tip into a nib. Then a split was cut into the new nib so that it will hold the ink. Overall length 10.5 cm (4.1 inches).